>> I really thought PerlSetVar could be done at any phase of a request,
>> but even if it can't, PerlSetEnv can... try using that and
>> $ENV{DEBUG_MY_APP} or something. :-)

>
>
> i did too, but according to the docs its accessible as part of a
> request record, so env it is


http://perl.apache.org/docs/2.0/api/...#C_dir_config_

--Geoff